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Royal British Columbia Museum – Mechanical System Upgrades


The Royal British Columbia Museum is currently in the process of upgrading their Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. have been involved at each stage of the upgrade and have conducted noise measurements and provided design advice to ensure that interior noise and vibration levels are within acceptable ranges. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. […]

Friendship Community Church

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Friendship Community Church is located at 7820 Central Road in Saanich, BC near the Victoria International Airport. In 2005, Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. was retained by Jack James Architects to provide acoustical design services in relation to the planned expansion of the church. The design services included computer modeling of the sanctuary, including the unique pyramidal […]

The Atrium


The Atrium Building, designed by D’Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism, is a LEED-rated office building located in downtown Victoria’s which offers AAA office/retail space located around a six-storey central atrium. The atrium space is intended for public use during the daytime and provides a venue for public gatherings and other functions, including musical, events, during lunch […]

Panorama Recreation Centre – Aquatic Centre


In 2009, Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. provided acoustical design services, in conjunction with Vic Davies Architects, for the Panorama Recreation Centre Aquatic Facility. These services included developing a room acoustics model of the facility. The model was used to determine the types and amounts of acoustical materials required to control reverberation within the space. Wakefield Acoustics […]

Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Course Clubhouse


Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. was retained by the Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Course to assist in controlling excessive noise levels in the clubhouse. The interior surfaces of the clubhouse consisted primarily of large areas of drywall and glass and were therefore acoustically reflective. Such spaces often have excessive “reverberation times” (i.e. a measure of how long […]

Bear Mountain Arena

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Working with Vic Davies Architects in 2003, Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. provided the acoustical design for the new Juan de Fuca (subsequently Bear Mountain) Arena in Langford, B.C., The arena was to be the new home to the Victoria Shamrocks Professional Lacrosse team as well as junior hockey. It was also to function as a multi-use […]

Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre


Victoria’s The Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH) is one of two tertiary care hospitals serving Vancouver Island (Victoria General Hospital is the other). While a new Diagnostic and Treatment Centre at RJH opened in 2002, the inpatient areas of the hospital (rest and recovery nursing wards) no longer met modern standards for patient care. In recognition […]

Oak Bay High School


The new, 1300 student school will replace two existing school buildings on the existing site. Wakefield Acoustics worked with Farmer Construction and HCMA Architecture during both the design and commissioning phases providing the following services: design of interior partitions to achieve appropriate acoustical separation between various spaces; design of interior surface finishes to control reverberation […]